Mountains, blue sky, tranquility. I love the Sary Tash area! October 23rd 2013 Less than a day in Kyrgyzstan: From Irkeshtam to Sary Tash to buy food supplies and then off to the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan.
I entered Kyrgyzstan around 4pm after a long taxi ride through the no man’s land between China and Kyrgyzstan. The very first thing I noticed once in Kyrgyzstan was the snow-capped mountains everywhere around me: incredible scenery! I was in a new country, a place ... read more
Asia » Kyrgyzstan » Osh » Sary Tash A Central Asian country of incredible natural beauty and proud nomadic traditions, Kyrgyzstan was annexed by Russia in 1864; it achieved independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Nation-wide demonstrations in the spring of 2005 resulted in the oust... ... read more
I am a 36-year old language teacher, currently working in Beijing. I was born in France but China has been my home for many years. I taught French and English in Fuzhou, Fujian Province, for 6 years. I never thought I would stay in China for such a long time but it’s been an amazing experience! Professionally speaking, teaching Chinese students is extremely rewarding. They are so hard-working and eager to learn new things. And then China… there aren’t enough words to describe this intricate (hence fascinating) country.
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